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Lecture Overview

In 2016, the World Health Organisation introduced Global Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection (SSI). This extremely comprehensive document issued a number of recommendations to reduce the incidence of SSI. Join Jan Rice as she breaks down these recommendations for you and presents an easy-to-understand insight into best practice concerning SSI.


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Jan Rice

Jan Rice is a Registered Nurse with many years of experience in surgical nursing. Jan is a member of the Venous Leg Ulcer Guideline Implementation sub-committee and the Pressure Injury Guidelines Development sub-committee. Jan obtained a Masters in Wound Care in 2009 and runs a wound clinic in a large Metropolitan General Practice — Ashwood Medical. Through her own business, Jan has been acting as a consultant to over 80 aged care facilities and a resource for Divisions of General Practice and surgeons within Victoria. Jan is an author of a book chapter on wound healing and has been a volunteer with Interplast since 1983. In 2006, she was awarded Fellowship to the Australian Wound Management Association. See Educator Profile


28 Total Rating(s)
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m hely
12 Jun 2019


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Mandy Byrnes
30 May 2019

Fantastic and easy to understand information

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Margaret Baltais
18 May 2019

Easy to listen to.

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Brandon Nguyen
14 May 2019

An okay video outling and discussing possible things that can lead to post surgical site infection

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Kylie Phillips
12 May 2019

I enjoyed this presentation, she included personal experience as well as up to date information from the slides.

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Genevieve brideson
03 Mar 2019

This was a very valuable lecture and reiterated important points about wound products, procedures and supportive dressings and guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infections.

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Patricia Camacho
13 Feb 2019

Very educative,engaging and refreshing lecture.

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Ruth Curtis
07 Dec 2018

A lot of information - helpful

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Denise Easter
21 Jun 2018

enjoyed presentation. informative and got back to basic nursing techniques that seem to be somewhat lost today... well done

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Sallianne Reed
23 May 2018

Needs more personal approach